Having a family history of diabetes raises prediabetes risk

08/23/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

People with a family history of diabetes were at 26% increased risk of prediabetes, according to a study in Diabetologia. Researchers also found the link between family history and prediabetes was only seen in those who were not obese. "This might indicate [that] the effect of family history on prediabetes becomes readily measurable only when not overshadowed by strong risk factors such as obesity," researchers said.

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